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of nancy pelosi. she did reclaim the house. is she staying on in washington customer. >> a lot coming up, but the weather forecast is cold. even colder than what we saw yesterday at this time. frost advisory. >> there are frost advisories posted as well. they were listed at 8:00, but it is chilly up there. temperatures range from 56 degrees to 63. it's on the chilly side for the bay area finance on time. a very nice sunday. we will have the entire forecast in a few minutes. >> thank you. california democrats in powerful positions they have been in decades after tuesday's election. >> is a super majority enabling them to pass tax increases without a single republican vote. republicans held the last super majority back in 1933. all this follows the campaign. that's a record levels of spending here in california. a few wealthy people spent tens of millions of dollars with mixed results. tom cyrus and $32 million in support of proposition 39 which did pass. charles munger spent $29 million on property to which failed. his sister spent $48 million in support of prop 38, which voters also reje
and washington atmospherics have rattled consumers. >> retailers are very concerned about the fiscal cliff situation. in a recent survey, 72% of consumers say they were changing their shopping patterns as a result of the uncertainty over the situation. >> reporter: also, dampening the forecast is superstorm sandy. by one estimate, nearly 5 million households in the path will have to curb spending this year: is to counter, they're going in and offering discounts. look last year, some stores will open on thanksgiving at midnight with wal-mart, target, sears, and toys "r" us opening earlier. in a fierce competition to get the very first shoppers. >> retailers know after many black fridays that typically the place where the person shops first is the place where they spend the most money. >> reporter: the strategy is working. last year, a quarter of all black friday shoppers were in the stores by midnight. and the weekend was a record breaker. drew levinson, cbs news, new york. >>> things are looking up for california's state budget. >> well, there are signs pointing to a possible surplus even
's christmas tree. the chainsaws started as the crews got the tree ready for the journey to washington dc. the tree used to be part of dan schwartz's lunch outside of maker, colorado. >> is amazing for them to pick one owner permitted area. >> the capitol christmas tree is going on a 30 city tour before arriving in washington dc, and the speaker of the house will officially like the tree. the national christmas tree at the white house will be led on december 6. >> just ahead, we have some college football giants. the a's have we find a picture, and we will talk about that in a minute. woman: oh! tully's. how do you always have my favorite coffee? well, inside the brewer, there's a giant staircase. and the room is filled with all these different kinds of coffee and even hot cocoa. and you'll always find your favorite. woman #2: with so many choices, keurig has everyone's favorite. i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig. delivering a dunk last nigh. ...is out for the year. todn mri revealed a torn acl... e >> warriors small forward brandon rush injured his left knee d
charges. bob orr, cbs news, washington. >>> this veterans' day weekend there's some additional hope for the former military members. cbs 5 either anne makovec shows us the pioneering program that's getting amputees to excel and even the most rigorous physical challenges. >> reporter: veteran david lad was injured in iraq in 2006. >> can we just not go there? >> reporter: he doesn't want to talk about how he lost his leg but will talk about how he's felt since. >> i didn't understand what it is i could do anymore. >> reporter: with more distance and time under his belt, this vietnam vet shares his story. >> chopper came in, it was nighttime. i laid down and blew me up. >> reporter: returning from war without his legs was another battle. >> of course back then it was what it was. and it was kind of difficult to integrate in. i stayed a hermit for about five years, lived on the backside of a mountain. >> reporter: these guys are part of ucsf's brand new program, the first in the country for civilian amputee athletes. >> you can have a very expensive prosthesis but if you don't have the
in campaign mode deriding governor romney's promise to bring change to washington. >> another $5 trillion tax cut that favors the wealthy isn't change. turning medicare into a voucher is change, but we don't want that change. >> reporter: the president's schedule over the next five days tells you a lot about his strategy. he'll be spending a great deal of time in ohio and wisconsin trying to build a midwest firewall to prevent governor romney from reaching 270 electoral votes. >> we really can't have four more years like the last four years. i know that the obama folks are chanting four more years. our chant is five more days. >> reporter: at a rally in virginia a campaign cheer was also a reminder of how little time is left. >> five more days. five more days. >> reporter: before the hurricane romney had momentum. the race was in a dead heat and he was tied or within striking distance. but the storm knocked him off the front pages at a crucial time in the race. on monday and tuesday he canceled rallies. back on the trail yesterday in florida he tend down his criticism of the president. today
washington second place for 25 million. argo the man with the iron fists and taken 2 rounded out the top five. united's boeing 787 dreamliner made its flight from houston to chicago today. the revolutionary aircraft was designed to be 20% more fuel efficient. it adds a new level of comfort for passengers with plush seat led lights and large overhead bins. united is the first carrier to fly dreamliner more than 800 have been sold to airlines worldwide. >>> construction of the new 49ers stadium in santa clara will hit another major milestone this week. tomorrow crews will begin installing the first of more than 2,000 concrete sections. concrete will be used for the stadium's riseers, the walls and about 10,000 steps for seating. the steel framework is already 60% complete. >>> the celebration has faded and the last strips of confetti has been swept away from the giants world series victory parade. how did this year's celebration compare to 2010. the giants used 1.5 tons of confetti. that's 10 times more confetti than they used 2 years ago. the price tag $30,000 for the nontoxic biodegradable
washington tonight. cooperation. >> hi, guys. >> reporter: president obama and the first family returned to the white house wednesday evening. in his words, more determined about the work that lies ahead. the president laid out part of the second term agenda in his victory speech tuesday night. >> reducing our deficit, reforming our tax code, fixing our immigration system, freeing ourselves from foreign oil. more work to do. >> reporter: he embraced staffers in chicago. he acknowledged he has to bring the country together after a costly and bruising campaign. >> whether i earned your vote or not, i have listened to you. >> reporter: and the g.o.p. listened, too. house speaker john boehner promises the party is ready to get down to business. >> we stand ready to work with you to do what's best for our country. >> reporter: both sides had be put to the test almost immediately. the president and congress will have to work together to overcome the looming fiscal cliff. that would involve automatic drastic spending cuts and tax increases at the end of the year if no deal is reached but both s
on the u.s. consulate in libya has sparked a nasty political battle in washington. >> if senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. >> reporter: at his first news conference since his reelection, the president defended un ambassador susan rice. senators john mccain and lindsey graham say they will block her elevation to secretary of state because of comments she made days after the attack on the consulate in libya. >> for them to go after the un ambassador who had nothing to do with benghazi and besmirch her reputation is outrageous. >> reporter: arizona senator john mccain took exception >> i doubt that the families of these brave americans who were murdered would believe that we are "picking on" anyone. >> reporter: the president also addressed the fiscal cliff. one way to avoid it is to extend tax -- not to extend tax cuts to the wealthiest americans. >> they'll still be wealthy. >> reporter: while john boehner agreed ballparks ises in, he said -- bipartisan cooperation is necessary, he said the president's plan is wrong >> we ar
sluggish and washington atmospherics have rattled consumers. >> retailers are concerned. in a recent survey, 72% of consumers say they were changing their shopping patterns as a result of the uncertainty over the situation. >> reporter: also dampening the forecast is superstorm sandy. nearly 5 million households will have to curb spending this year. retailers are going all many. already aweing discounts. and like last year some stores will start opening on thanksgiving at midnight. with walmart, target, sears and toys r us opening even earlier in a fierce competition to get the very first shoppers. >> retailers know after many black fridays that typically the place where the person shops first is the place where they spend the most money. >> reporter: last year a quarter of all black friday shoppers were in the stores by midnight. >> get ready to see lots of people on the roads this thanksgiving. there's expected to be a slight increase in holiday travelers in the bay area and throughout the state. triple a predicts more than 5.4 million californians plan to travel 50 miles or more for the
. >> reporter: dozens of wal-mart workers, protested outside this store near washington, d.c. today. >> and we want a living wage. we want to be respected on our jobs. >> reporter: hundreds of similar pickets are planned at wal-mart stores and warehouses across the country. >> and this is not a fun experience anymore, no. >> reporter: he has worked at this wal-mart near los angeles for four years. the former employee of the month makes $9.80 an hour. >> are you scheduled to work on black friday? >> yes. >> do you plan to go to work on black friday? >> no. >> how come? >> well wal-mart needs to learn that it is not fair how they treat us. >> reporter: the protesters want minimum hourly pay raised to $13. more full-time work and less costly health care. next year their insurance premiums will jump by as much as 36% and as wal-mart scales back its contribution. >> we don't want to walk on black friday. we don't, but it's something that we have to because it's the right thing to do. >> reporter: his schedule was cut to 15 hours per week when he joined a group of wal-mart employees who favored unio
, despite all the hardship we've been through, despite all the frustrations of washington, i've never been more hopeful about our future. ihave never been more hopeful about america sxishgs ask you to sustain that hope. i'm nottalking about blind optimism, the kind of hope that just ignores the tasks ahead or the road blocks that stand in your path. i'm not talking about the wishful idealism that allows us to just it is on the sidelines. i have always believed that it is that stubborn faith that something brl awaits us as long as we have the courage to keep reaching, fighting, and to keep fighting. america, i believe wecan build on the progress we've made and continue to fight for new jobs and new opportunities and new security for the middle class. i believe we can keepthe promise -- if you are willing to work hard, it doesn't matter where you came from or black or white or spanish or white or young or old or rich or poor, gay, or strait, you can make it here in america 23 you're willing to try. i believe we can see that future together, because we are not as divide as politicings suggest
"washington post" abc news tracking poll has president obama and mitt romney in a statistical tie nationally. the republican nominee has a 49 to 48% edge. more likely voters trust romney to handle the economy. when it comes to understanding the economic problems the americans are facing, well, most people think that mr. obama has the edge on that. they have obama living 51-41%. >> and with numbers like that, both parties are out urging people to vote early. in many state turnout, early voting has been heavy. in california, oakland, for example, the early voter turnout is much slower than in 2008. at the alameda county courthouse, the register said the line was only about 20 people long. compare that with 2008 when there were 5 to 600 people waiting to vote and the lines were around the block. >>> jury deliberations are expected to resume tomorrow in a trial of a former san jose principal. lynn -- she's charged with failing to report greg chandler. chandler is a teacher who has been convicted of committing lewd acts on a second grader in 2011. >>> oakland city council is look at covering up t
. >>> in washington this week justices at the supreme court will meet to decide whether to hear cases on same-sex marriage. first they will decide whether to hear an appeal from the defenders of proposition 8, the california initiative that bans gay marriage but has been struck down in lower courts. the justices will also sift through several other cases whether legally married gay couples have the right to legal benefits. >>> and in national newers protestors in cairo threw rocks at riot police who in response fired back with tears. >> the protestors are angry about a decree by mohammed morsi that bars judicial review of his decisions. critiques are calling the president the same word sometimes used to describe the former president mubarak. >>> china has a fighter jet landing on its first ever new aircraft carrier. the j-15 yet successfully landed on the deck of the carrier when ened services in september. it was rebrought in from a ship bought from the ukraine. the carrier will raise the overall strength of the chinese navy. >>> yacht caught fire off the coast of miami beach there. you ca
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